India to see 1.5 lakh openings for data scientists in 2020

India is set to witness 1.5 lakh new openings for data scientists this year — a whopping 62 percent increase from 2019 which would led by the BFSI (banking, financial services and insurance), manufacturing, healthcare, IT and e-commerce, a new report said on Monday.

Currently, 70 percent of job postings are for data scientists with less than five years of work experience and data science professionals, in a separate survey, revealed that the BFSI sector offers the highest average salary to them.

Average salary of data science professional in the BFSI sector was 13.56 lakh per annum, followed by manufacturing at 11.8 lakh per annum and healthcare, also at 11.8 lakh per annum last year, said the report prepared by the ed-tech company Great Learning.

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